CULTURE AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
The Backside Learning Center encourages community member engagement by facilitating access to a diversity of cultural events with an emphasis on the arts and nature.
In collaboration with numerous local organizations, the BLC offers outings and excursions focused on creating meaningful, ongoing connections with the greater Louisville community.
ENRICHMENT & ADVENTURE OUTINGS
The BLC organizes experiences for our clients that place an emphasis on mindfulness and connecting with the natural world. Some of our community partners include:
- Bernheim Forest & Research Arboretum
- Louisville Engaging Children Outdoors
- Passionist Earth & Spirit Center
EXPERIENCES IN THE ARTS
We provide unique opportunities to engage with the arts in our diverse local community. We collaborate with organizations such as:
- Kentucky Center for the Arts – Actors Theater
- Louisville Ballet
- Kentucky Shakespeare
- Speed Art Museum
OUTINGS IN LOUISVILLE
We aim to build connections between our community members and the greater local area by conducting social activities including:
- Outings to sporting events (Louisville FC, etc.)
- World fest & Waterfront outings
- Holiday-centric events (Jack o’ Lantern Spectacular, etc.)
SUMMER CAMP CONNECTION
Access to high-quality summer camp experiences is key for ensuring continued year-round growth and positive social development for backside youth. A combination of nature programming and educational/literacy support allows young people the opportunity to have fun and participate in experiential learning.